A union representing Ramasar and Catarazo mentioned it might problem the firings. “In line with the entire knowledge gained from the corporate, the allegations relate completely to non-work-related process and don’t upward thrust to the extent of ‘simply reason’ termination,” the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) mentioned in a observation. “As AGMA would do for any of its individuals, we can quickly be submitting for arbitration to implement our individuals’ employment rights.”

Catarazo mentioned he was once “deeply saddened” by means of the termination of his contract.

“I’ve labored my complete lifestyles to achieve the extent of primary dancer at an organization having the absolute best status, and I’m devastated on the chance to now not have the ability to proportion the degree with the fantastic, gifted artists and my pals there,” he mentioned in a observation, including, “I admire and respect each and every ballerina with whom I dance on the corporate, and try each day to be the most productive spouse I perhaps may also be.”


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The ousters of Finlay, Ramasar and Catarazo go away Town Ballet with out 3 of its 14 male primary dancers forward of subsequent week’s opening of the 2018-2019 season.

Ramasar have been a significant famous person of the corporate who additionally received accolades for his efficiency as Jigger Craigin within the Broadway revival of “Carousel.” An lawyer for the dancer mentioned Ramasar could be on degree for the overall performances of “Carousel,” which closes Sunday. A consultant for “Carousel” didn’t instantly go back an e-mail in quest of remark.

Waterbury’s lawyer didn’t instantly reply to an e-mail in quest of remark at the firings of Ramasar and Catarazo.

After Waterbury filed her lawsuit on Sept. four, an lawyer for Finlay mentioned that the allegations “must now not be taken as truth.”